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NVS Verdict: The long awaited New Ford Transit Connect but thankfully now with a short waiting list. Superb build, excellent on the road, full of useful innovations, and fantastic fuel economy.
What is it?
Having had far more than the usual facelift Ford have gone to town with their ‘town van’. The new Connect has had a complete overhaul from the wheel nuts upwards and now even more car-like than ever before
So far the Ford Transit Custom has won the title of International Van of the Year for 2013 – and we believe that the Ford Transit Connect has clinched the title for 2014. So from that, you can gather that these vans are serious pieces of new kit
The new Ford Transit Connect offers a load area with volumes of 2.9cu m and 3.6cu m with a full bulkhead, or 3.7cu m and 4.4cu m including the front loadspace area
Connect specification overview
The transit Connect will now take a huge jump up the league in the small van sector and not before time. Superbly built, excellent road manners, a mass of useful innovations, excellent payload capability and great economy to boot.
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